bgsound element | bgSound object

This element is obsolete and should no longer be used. Use audio instead.Enables an author to create pages with background sounds or soundtracks.

HTML information

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Members

The bgSound object has these types of members:

Events

The bgSound object has these events.

EventDescription
abort

Fires when the user aborts the download.

change

Fires when the contents of the object or selection have changed.

error

Fires when an error occurs during object loading.

input

Occurs when the text content of an element is changed through the user interface.

load

Fires immediately after the client loads the object.

mouseenter

Fires when the user moves the mouse pointer into the object.

mouseleave

Fires when the user moves the mouse pointer outside the boundaries of the object.

onselect

Fires when the current selection changes.

readystatechange

Fires when the state of the object has changed.

reset

Fires when the user resets a form.

resize

Fires when the size of the object is about to change.

 

Methods

The bgSound object has these methods.

MethodDescription
applyElement

Makes the element either a child or parent of another element.

clearAttributes

Removes all attributes and values from the object.

cloneNode

Copies a reference to the object from the document hierarchy.

componentFromPoint

Returns the component located at the specified coordinates via certain events.

doScroll

Note   doScroll is no longer supported. Starting with IE11, use scrollLeft or scrollTop. For info, see Compatibility changes.

Simulates a click on a scroll bar component.

dragDrop

Initiates a drag event.

getAttribute

Retrieves the value of the specified attribute.

getAttributeNode

Retrieves an attribute object referenced by the attribute.name property.

getAttributeNodeNS

Gets an attribute object that matches the specified namespace and name.

getAttributeNS

Gets the value of the specified attribute within the specified namespace.

getElementsByClassName

Gets a collection of objects that are based on the value of the class attribute.

getElementsByTagName

Retrieves a collection of objects based on the specified element name.

getElementsByTagNameNS

Gets a collection of objects that are based on the specified element names within a specified namespace.

hasAttribute

Determines whether an attribute with the specified name exists.

hasAttributeNS

Determines whether an attribute that has the specified namespace and name exists.

hasAttributes

Determines whether one or more attributes exist for the object.

insertAdjacentElement

Inserts an element at the specified location.

mergeAttributes

Copies all read/write attributes to the specified element.

msMatchesSelector

Determines whether an object matches the specified selector.

normalize

Merges adjacent DOM objects to produce a normalized document object model.

removeAttribute

Removes an attribute from an object.

removeAttributeNode

Removes an attribute object from the object.

removeAttributeNS

Removes the specified attribute from the object.

removeNode

Removes the object from the document hierarchy.

replaceAdjacentText

Replaces the text adjacent to the element.

replaceNode

Replaces the object with another element.

setActive

Sets the object as active without setting focus to the object.

setAttribute

Sets the value of the specified attribute.

setAttributeNode

Sets an attribute object node as part of the object.

setAttributeNodeNS

Sets an attribute object as part of the object.

setAttributeNS

Sets the value of the specified attribute within the specified namespace.

swapNode

Exchanges the location of two objects in the document hierarchy.

 

Properties

The bgSound object has these properties.

PropertyDescription

attributes

Retrieves a collection of attributes of the object.

balance

Sets or gets the value indicating how the volume of the background sound is divided between the left speaker and the right speaker.

canHaveChildren

Gets a value indicating whether the object can contain child objects.

canHaveHTML

Retrieves the value indicating whether the object can contain rich HTML markup.

constructor

Returns a reference to the constructor of an object.

id

Sets or retrieves the string identifying the object.

isContentEditable

Gets the value that indicates whether the user can edit the contents of the object.

isDisabled

Gets the value that indicates whether the user can interact with the object.

isMultiLine

Retrieves the value indicating whether the content of the object contains one or more lines.

nextSibling

Retrieves a reference to the next child of the parent for the object.

nodeName

Gets the name of a particular type of node.

nodeType

Retrieves the type of the requested node.

nodeValue

Gets or sets the value of a node.

parentNode

Retrieves the parent object in the document hierarchy.

previousSibling

Gets a reference to the previous child of the parent for the object.

readyState

Retrieves the current state of the object.

role

Sets or retrieves the role for this element.

src

Sets or gets the URL of a sound to play.

uniqueID

Retrieves an autogenerated, unique identifier for the object.

volume

Sets or gets the volume setting for the sound.

 

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

The BGSOUND element can appear anywhere within the document.

This element is not rendered.

This element does not require a closing tag.

 

 

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